Seminar

The role of the Religious Communities in building peaceful and multicultural European societies

The KAS in cooperation with the Centre for European Studies (CES) and the five religious communities are organizing regional Conference entitled “The Role of the religious communities in building peaceful and multicultural European societies”.

Details

07 DECEMBER, FRIDAY 2012

09.45 – 10.00

Registration of the participants

10.00-10.15

OFFICIAL OPENNING OF THE CONFERENCE

Anja CZYMMECK, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Musa DZAFERI, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of im-plementing the Ohrid Framework Agreement, Govern-ment of the Republic of Macedonia

10.15-11.45

THE ROLE OF THE RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES AND THE STATE IN BUILDING PEACEFUL AND MULTICULTURAL EUROPEAN SOCIETIES

Moderator:

Aleksandar SPASENOVSKI, MP Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia

Dragi KOSTADINOVSKI, Macedonian Orthodox Church

Afrim ef. TAHIRI, Islamic Religious Community

Bishop Kiro STOJANOV, Catholic Church

Pastor Mihail CEKOV, United Methodist Church

Bjanka SUBOTIKJ, Jewish Community

Valentina BOZINOVSKA, Commission for Relations with Religious Communities and Groups

Questions and Discussion

11.45-12.00

Announcement of the winners of the regional photo competition on the topic:

Различни религии - исти интереси/ Different Religions - same interest/ Fe të ndryshme – interese të njëjta

KAS and the representatives of the religious communities

12.00-13.00

Lunch

13.00-14.00

HOW CAN THE MEDIA CONTRIBUTE TO INTER-RELIGIOUS STABILITY IN THE COUNTRY?

Moderator:

Dragan SEKULOVSKI, Association of Journalists of Macedonia

Marjan NIKOLOVSKI, TV Sitel

Fatos MUSLIU, MRT

Branko GJORGJEVSKI, Dnevnik

Radmila ZAREVSKA, Nova Makedonija

Questions and Discussion

14.00-14.15

Coffee break

14.15 – 15.30

THE POTENTIAL OF YOUTH AND COMMON VALUES IN RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY

Moderator:

Cane MOJANOSKI, University of ‘St. Clement of Ohrid’, Bitola

Boban MITEVSKI, Orthodox Faculty of Theology ‘St. Clement of Ohrid’, Skopje

Abaz ISLAMI, Islamic Religious Community

Ivanka DODOVSKA, ‘Iustinianus Primus’ Faculty of Law, Skopje

Fahrudin EBIBI, Faculty of Islamic Sciences

Maja ANGELOVSKA-PANOVA, Institute of National History

Questions and Discussion

15.30

FINAL CONCLUSION AND END OF THE CONFERENCE

Anja CZYMMECK, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

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Venue

Hotel Holiday Inn-Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Provided by

Macedonia Office